Smokin' Q's Debuts 'Cue With Mixed Results and Promise

Smokin' Q's Debuts 'Cue With Mixed Results and Promise

When you catch yourself dissecting, both literally and figuratively, various cuts of meat with your tablemates, as I did one evening at Smokin' Q's in Mayfield, the battle already has been lost. I've been so completely immersed in the act of enjoying barbecue — essentially a smoke-induced flow state — that I've lost all track of time, "coming to" only after the very last bone has been sucked clean.

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MadTree Brewing to Kick Off Cleveland Distribution with All Four Core Beers

The Cincinnati-based MadTree Brewing Company will officially begin distributing in Northeast Ohio on Monday, August 28. All four of the brewery's core beers will be...

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Now Open: Crust Pizza Kitchen in Tremont

The new Crust Pizza Kitchen (2258 Professor Ave., 216-583-0257) quietly opened its doors for service tonight at 4 p.m. Located on the ground floor of...

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In Praise of Good Gas Station Eats at Speedy's

Gihad Zayed knows restaurants in America the way hipsters in a lazily written, early-2010s comedy sketch know obscure bands. "My wife is from Chicago," Zayed...

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La Morenita Restaurant Brings Dominican Fare to Clark-Fulton Neighborhood

When the Fish Shack and Grill packed up and moved across the street to a larger spot, its former home was quickly snatched up by...

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Today's Banana Bar Crawl to Hit Six Popular Local Watering Holes

If you've ever wanted to walk around downtown Cleveland from bar to bar wearing a banana suit, then you'll have your chance tonight during the...

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Nearly 160 Applebee's and IHOP Locations Closing, Unclear How Northeast Ohio Will Be Affected

You may soon have to find a new place to meet your grandparents (or parents) for lunch. While it's unclear whether Northeast Ohio's 10 Applebee's...

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Lago to Host Cheese Fest Cleveland Tonight

Start the weekend off right at Cheese Fest Cleveland, featuring more than 70 cheeses from all parts of the world. As we all know, cheese...

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Chef Sawyer Comments on Downtown Noodlecat Closure

Yesterday, Team Sawyer announced to its followers on Facebook that Noodlecat would be closing its downtown location (234 Euclid Ave., 216-589-0007) on Saturday, August 12th....

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First Look: Barroco Arepa Bar, Opening August 21 on Larchmere

“We’re almost done,” says Juan Vergara. “We’re really, really happy with how things turned out.” Back in May, we reported that Vergara was planning to...

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Molto Bene Brings Fresh Italian Flavors to Lakewood's West End

Whether you’re aware of the fact or not, the cool, creamy gelato that you’ve been enjoying for dessert at your favorite Italian eateries likely was...

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For Nearly Two Decades, Scooter's Dawg House Has Fed Hungry Lake County Beachgoers

For 17 years, Mentor Headlands beachgoers have been dusting themselves off, shaking out their blankets, and heading directly to Scooter's Dawg House, which is all...

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LockKeepers' Mission to Spread Love for Bitter Spirits

About a year and a half ago, I had my first shot of Fernet Branca, an especially astringent member of a bitter family of spirits...

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SummerDine Event Benefits Local Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier

On Wednesday, August 16, the Cleveland chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier will hold its annual fundraising celebration. The mission behind the organization is largely focused...

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After 20 Years on Lee, Parnell's Pub Moving to Cedar-Fairmount

After 20 years in the same location, Declan Synnott is relocating his bar. Parnell’s Pub (2167 Lee Road, Cleveland, 216-321-3469), opened two decades ago as...

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The Food Is Messy At Boiler 65, (and That's Good), But So Is The Service

I was returning to my booth after a quick trip to the washroom when the owner intercepted me. "So how was everything," he inquired. "How...

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La Posada Brings More Than Just Beans and Rice to the Latin Table

With its dark carpeting and chandelier lighting, La Posada in Old Brooklyn feels less like a restaurant and more like a church banquet hall. Which...

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Coventry's Whiskey Bar Expands, Taking Over Former Cafe Bon Appetite Space Upstairs

Husband-and-wife partners Jade and Jay Novak opened the health-focused Café Bon Appetit on Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights about two and a half years ago....

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New Donut Venture Coming from Former BonBon Café Owner Courtney Bonning

We don’t know where, and we don’t know when (other than “late summer”), but we do know what. Donuts. Courtney Bonning, chef-owner of the former...

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Hits and Misses at Quick-Serve Mofongo Latin Grill

The fast-casual craze has co-opted nearly every other cuisine, so it might as well have claimed Puerto Rican food too. That's the scene over at...

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A Forgettable Indian Adventure In Chesterland

The thought of traveling to Chesterland to eat Indian food has never occurred to me, but had it, I would have disabused myself of that...

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Bill Fogarty Brings Plant-Based Options to Rocky River Brewing Company's Menu

Rocky River Brewing Company has all you'd expect from a suburban brewery: a rotating selection of house-brewed beers (the Hopgoblin IPA is a perennial favorite),...

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